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Mining Torque Tools Hydraulic and Pneumatic Open Cut and Underground

TJ Tools offer Mining torque Multipliers and Porta Power designed and proven for Mining environments. We cater to many mine types. Coal, Gold, Copper, Iron Ore, Uranium, Sand, Diamond, Etc. Mining High Torques are available in several types. TJ Tools have specialized to the Mining Industry now for 20 years. Dozers - Excavators - Dump Trucks - Drag Lines - Sag and Ball Mills - Crushers - Prep Plants - We offer tooling Australia wide, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, New Zealand, NSW QLD  NT  WA  SA  VIC NZ  PNG.


Tools For Mining

Mines in Australia have many different methods, types and processes. Open cut, Underground, Coal Prep Plants, Crushing Plants, Heap Leach, Ball Mills, Gold, Coal, Iron Ore, the list is endless.

The machinery used to excavate, process and transport minerals are many. Dump Trucks, Excavators, Dozers, Water Trucks, Drag Lines, Long Walls, Conveyers, Etc. All these machines work 24/7 in tough environments. Using torque tools to assemble and maintain this plant has proven invaluable. Torque tooling for these machines needs to be small, light weight and tough.

Mining companies are tough on tools. TJ Tools are now in their 20th Year serving the mining industry. We have seen a lot of brands come and go. Today's world is driven by costs. Downtime is a major cost so tooling must be reliable and tough.

Mines make no money during downtime. Mines not only need the best, they want the best. Mine managers know the brands and suppliers they choose, will make or break them.

Maintenance longevity. Does the following sound familiar? You go down the store to purchase a new TV. You become dizzy by the brands, features and options. You even begin to suspect "that's the plan", keep us confused ! sales talk, performance stats, give aways, cash-backs, latest technology ..... All you really want is a TV that is easy to use, Reliable and works well !

Its the same for mining companies. We can hear the confusion in your questions. You have heard a lot of talk about torque, but mostly sales talk. Suppliers saying what they will, or might, or could do! - One needs to ask "why haven't they?" We know what you need. TJs now supply to Karratha, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Mackay and Emerald.

We have a simple theory. We will only show you what we have done. Track record is everything. We are fortunate to be working with companies like, Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu, LeTourneau, Liebherr, Terrex & P&H, Metsominerals, Schenck &  Ludowici, Underground earth Moving machinery Joy DBT Marion, Power Stations, Petrochemical Refineries, Voest Alpine / VA Eimco, JOY.

TJ Tools are Preferred Suppliers to the largest corporations in Australia. These include companies like RIO Tinto, Bluescope, Shell, The Navy, One Steel, Orica, Alstom, Barrick, Thiess Etc... These companies have worked with us since we began in 1991. We have been preferred suppliers for Hire, sales or repairs.

TJ Tools Only Offer the Best Brands The director and the national sales manager of TJ Tools are qualified Fitters & Turners. We just find it difficult to offer products we wouldn't use ourselves. For you, this means you're getting the best in the world, here in Australia.

TJs test any new brands in their hire fleet for a minimum of 12 Months before considering distribution. We closely monitor their performance and frequently disassemble them looking for any issues. This gives us first hand, hands on R & D knowledge money can't buy. We figure if they can survive being hired to the mining Industry .... Well .. you know what I mean.

Products Companies use TJ Tools for products like Hydraulic Torque Tools , Pneumatic Nut runners Torque Tools, Hand Torque Tools, Multipliers, Porta Powers and large Impact Sockets. We also offer ABW Impact Sockets. Hire & Sales. TJ Tools has grown through offering old fashioned service and advice. We work hard to control our costs so we remain competitive.

Our aim is to offer information so you can best choose the right tooling for your needs. This means we only import brands we know have a track record in mining environments. We have hands on experience and understand how your industry operates and what your needs are in the field.

We look forward to you joining us. Following is information about Torque, Porta Power and Impact Sockets, we invite your phone call. You will discover we have a good understanding of your needs. Because torque tooling has thousands of unique applications, we have spent a lot of time on site matching tooling to needs. This has given us a lot of first hand experience. We know you need the best, at the right price, with backup, and yesterday. Thank you for visiting our web site. .

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Torque Tool Types

HAND TORQUE WRENCHES ~ Hand operated torque tools measure torque using the operators own force. The operator is required to push or pull on the handle. Most tools can be preset and alert the operator with a "click" when the torque is achieved. These tools can measure in Inch & Ft Lbs & in Newton Meters. Their range can be from 10 Inch Pounds up to around 1,000 Ft Lbs. These Hand tools are predominantly used by the automotive and small manufacturing industries. An accuracy of around + or - 5% is expected however variations may occur from different users. Hand Torque wrenches offer great solutions for Applying torque to improve fastener reliability in light industry. More Info


HAND TORQUE MULTIPLIERS ~ Torque Multipliers use Gearbox ratios to achieve  torque multiplication. Not unlike the gearbox in a car, where the 1st gear ratio provides a torque or power advantage. Torque Multipliers offer better access, power and accuracy over impact guns and hand tools. Ratios are many,  5:1, 12:1, 15:1, etc. They work by placing a hand torque wrench in the input e.g. you apply 10Ft Lbs through a 5:1 Ratio to achieve 50 Ft Lbs output. Notes: Torque Accuracy can vary from user to user.  Multipliers are generally used in light industry or in the field where there is no power. More Info


PNEUMATIC TORQUE NUTRUNNERS ~ These tools use compressed air to spin air motors which in turn drives a multiplier gearbox. They are best suited for Light to medium industry from around 500 to 5,000 Ft lbs.  The supply air needs to be at least 40 CFM ( Cubic Feet Per Minute ) at over 80psi. The air passes through a regulator before it reaches the gun. The regulator can be adjusted to reduce the air flow. This is how the torque output is controlled. The tool will stall when the set torque is achieved.

Torque readings are taken from Torque Charts showing a PSI / Torque figures. These tools are suited to applications where access is more open due to their larger size & weight. They are ideal for Truck Wheel nuts and general engineering due to their higher "free running" speed. Mill liner bolts and Flight Bar bolts are ideal applications for these tools. They operate in reverse for undoing by switching a lever. They have a torque accuracy around + or - 5% on a maintained air supply. More Info


HYDRAULIC TORQUE WRENCH / Square Drive Series ~ These tools use a small Hydraulic Cylinder inside the tool which pushes onto a ratchet gear. The tool is driven by a High Pressure Hydraulic pump connected via flexible hoses. The pumps have a Variable pressure regulator from 1,500  to 10,000 psi . By adjusting this pressure you can control the torque output.  A  Torque chart is used showing Torque & Pressure figures for torque settings. Once set, the tool will stall or stop ratcheting when the pre set pressure is achieved. 

This model is for use with Impact Sockets. It has  Square Drive Sizes from 1/2" up to 2-1/2"   There are 8 tool sizes  providing  from 200 - 48,000 Ft Lbs ( 300 - 60,000 nm )  Hydraulic torque tools have the best torque accuracy and repeatability as they have less external variables. These tools achieve + or - 3% torque accuracy or better. Repeatability at around 1%. Hydraulic Torque tools don't rely on Human force or varying air pressures. The Hydraulic Pressure powering them is consistent and more reliable.

Hydraulic torque tools offer the highest output for their size and weight.  All these attributes have made them very popular. They cater from light industry right through to Heavy Industry. More Info



HYDRAULIC TORQUE WRENCHES Hex Link Cassette ~ These tools use a small Hydraulic  Cylinder inside the tool which pushes onto a ratchet gear. The tool is driven by a High Pressure pump connected via flexible hoses. The pumps have a Variable pressure regulator from 1,500  to 10,000 psi . By adjusting this pressure you can control the torque output.  A  Torque chart is used showing Torque & Pressure figures for torque settings. Once set, the tool will stall or stop ratcheting when the pre set pressure is achieved. 

This model uses Hex Cassettes or Ratchet Links. These are required when overhead clearance is minimal, and a thinner wrench is required. They are also ideal for long studs as the stud passes through the tool.   There are about 6 tool sizes  providing  from 200 - 32,000 Ft Lbs.  Hydraulic torque tools have the best torque accuracy and repeatability as they have less external variables.  For These tools + or - 3% or better is expected. These Hydraulic tools offer the best size, power to weight and torque accuracy advantages, making them popular. They cater from light, right through to Heavy Industry. Hydraulic Hex Link cassette tools are the solution for long studs and tight access.  At TJ Tools you can Rent Torque Wrenches or Purchase.  Hex Cassette Link tools offer A/f sizes from 20 To 165 mm.  Torque from 255 To 31,800 Ft Lbs.  Hex Cassette or Link tools are ideal for pipe flanges, Slu Rings or any application where overhead access is limited. All tools come with a Torque Calibration Certificate.  High Torque Hex Cassette tools are used in Mines, Power Stations, Petrochemical Etc. More info


IMPACT SOCKETS TORQUE & IMPACT ~ Impact Sockets or Torque sockets are a heavy duty version of normal sockets. They feature a thicker wall and use higher grade materials and hardening to improve their strength. Recommended for High Torque applications. Torque Sockets come in 6 & 12 Point standard and deep. They can be used on Impact Guns, Torque Multipliers, Pneumatic Nut Runners, PT & RAD & Hydraulic Torque Tools. Impact Accessories include  Extension bars, Reducers, Adaptors and Uni Joints. large Power Sockets from 1/2" up to 2-1/2" Square Drive.  More Info


PORTA POWER & JACKING RAMS ~ Mining companies rely heavily on quality Lifting and pulling Porta Powers. Powerteam have been serving the Mining Industry for over 40 years in Australia, supplying many of the largest Mining Corporations. If your mine isn't using POWERTEAM yet let us put you in touch with the ones who do. More Info

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